Articles by: Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association

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Ernestina-Morrissey Arrives in Homeport New Bedford!

Ernestina-Morrissey‘s crew arrived in New Bedford where more work must be completed before final Coast Guard inspections can occur. Check the SEMA Facebook page and the SSV Ernestina-Morrissey Facebook page for frequent updates!  And check the comments there for more photos. … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Arrives at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

We knew the crew was waiting for a weather window but didn’t know when that would be.  The news came from Bristol Marine’s Facebook Page Thursday evening, which included a link to follow the voyage. The news spread and we … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Leaves Boothbay Harbor !

Ernestina-Morrissey left Boothbay Harbor yesterday evening and set a course south.   She is now in Cape Cod Bay approaching the east end of the canal. Massachusetts Maritime Academy has  a webcam streaming the Cape Cod Canal traffic. Here’s how she … Continue reading

Repairing Ernestina 1

Almost a year ago we reported about the dories being moved to the  Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Science & Field Operations Center in Marion. On December 16, 2021 Fred Sterner, former mate on Ernestina and also on the Schooner Ernestina Commission, … Continue reading

Laura Pires Hester Honored by Cabo Verde Government

An award ceremony was held at the Consulate General of Cabo Verde in Quincy, Massachusetts on November 4, 2022.  Several Individuals were honored for their contributions. With the honorees in the center is Ambassador José Luís Do Livramento Monteiro Alves … Continue reading

Sea Trials!

A few days before the October Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey-Advisory Board Meeting the vessel underwent sea trials. Ernestina-Morrissey set out from the dock under her own power and the new engine, transmission and drive line performed well. Representatives from Cummins Marine Power , … Continue reading

Celebrating Cape Verde and Bridgewater State University

On September 22, 2022 Bridgewater State University celebrated 20 years of partnership with the Republic of Cape Verde. President Jose’ Maria Periera Neves was the honored guest. Mike Gomes, a member of the Board of SEMA, was presented with the highest … Continue reading

A Message from Captain Krihwan ·

I am still looking for Deckhands, AB and a Cook. SSV Ernestina-Morrissey is in the water and we are currently up rigging the vessel. We plan to do our sea trials in Mid-October and the COI. After that is complete … Continue reading

Thursday September 1 A New Dock!

On Thursday September 1, Ernestina-Morrissey was moved “around the corner”  to a new dock at Hodgdon’s Marina. With easy access back to the Shipyard and their berths, the  crew will continue working on the vessel there.  Rigging and ballasting and … Continue reading

Tuesday August 30 at the Shipyard

With the railway cleared and no audience, Ernestina-Morrissey slid down the railway and was afloat! There is still a lot of work to do before the boat leaves Boothbay Harbor. There are still equipment supply-chain problems including the watertight doors … Continue reading

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